Methods of Social Reform and Other Papers. William Stanley Jevons.
Methods of Social Reform and Other Papers

Methods of Social Reform and Other Papers

London: Macmillan and Co., 1883. Hardcover. viii, 383 p.: tables; 23 cm. Publisher's brick red cloth with gilt-stamped spine title. Rebound with original boards and original spine laid over matching cloth; new endpapers. Printed by Charles Dickens and Evans, Crystal Palace Press. Contents: Amusements of the People -- The Rationale of Free Public Libraries -- The Use and Abuse of Museums -- "Cram" -- Trade Societies: their objects and policy -- On Industrial Partnerships -- Married Women in Factories -- Manchester Statistical Society: Inaugural Address -- British Association: Opening Address as President of Section F (Econmic Science and Statistics) -- Cruelty to Animals: A Study in Sociology -- On the United Kingdom Alliance and its prospects of success -- Experimental Legislation and the Drink Traffic -- On the Analogy between the post office, telegraphs, and other systems of conveyance of the United Kingdom, as regards government control -- The Post Office Telegraphs and their financial results -- Postal Notes, Money Orders, and Bank Cheques -- A State Parcel Post -- The Railways and the State. Former owner's name on title page with date: "CP Williams 1884." Oval stamp of same owner on title page: "Library of C.P. Williams, Albany, N.Y." C.P. Williams (1922-1980) was a banker in Albany, N.Y. Stamp of the Library of the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University at lower edge of title page and at least one additional page. The New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations was established in 1945; it is now called ILR School, Cornell University. In Very Good Condition: slightly rubbed; rebound, as described above; ex-library: call number in white on spine; other than former ownership marks noted above, clean and tight. Very Good. Item #005726

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